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Alight Campus - Workday Specialist

Alight Campus - Workday Specialist

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Alight Solutions Is Looking For A Workday Specialist


As part of an industry-leading team, you will help drive results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our HR & Financial Solutions group within Alight Solutions.

This role falls under Alight’s Early Career Development Program, known as Ignite.

Your Impact As A Workday Specialist


This role is within the outsourcing business; formerly a part of Aon Hewitt is now Alight Solutions. You will partner with clients and cloud deployment solution providers to strategize, implement and operate Workday’s next generation SaaS-based solutions for Human Resources, Payroll and Financials. To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate a strong awareness of project lifecycle and establish working relationships with colleagues to provide high quality solutions.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to client support, technical delivery and service delivery for a group of supported clients (internal & external) for AMS.
  • Implement, integrate and support complex solutions for clients across a wide spectrum of industries, locations and business needs.
  • Establish working relationships and collaborate with colleagues globally to provide a high quality solution for our clients.
  • Demonstrate a strong awareness of project lifecycle; from planning and design to configuration, testing and deployment.
  • Research business challenges and use analytical skills to provide optimal solutions.
  • Evaluate your responsibilities and demonstrate awareness of how your role relates to the big picture.
  • Complete project related tasks on time, with quality and suggest opportunities for process improvement.
  • Understand the value of proper and effective planning.
  • Monitor progress of tasks against a project plan and communicate status regarding project issues.
  • Contribute to growing the knowledge capital base through activities such as sharing lessons learned with colleagues.
  • Seek opportunities to learn and take on additional tasks and responsibility.
  • Develop deep skills in functional and technical areas, such as human resources, payroll, recruiting, integration technology, data analysis, system architecture and more.
  • Build strong business relationships with clients and become a trusted advisor.
  • Represent the organization in a professional manner.
  • Understand the importance of client satisfaction and use this knowledge to meet client needs in daily interactions.
  • Travel between 5-10%.

You Bring Knowledge and Expertise

  •  Excellent Analytical and Problem solving skills. Clear, concise and articulate oral and written communication capabilities.
  • Self-motivated, flexible and willing to collaborate with others when necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Respond with a sense of urgency to immediate needs.
  • Take pride in producing high quality work and maintain a strong work ethic.
  • Listen carefully to others and ask questions to gain or clarify understanding.
  • Ability to adapt to different leadership and communication styles.
  • Embrace new ideas, approaches and work styles from other team members.
  • Accept and adapt to change, and understand that change is constant and necessary in order to consistently improve.
  • Adapt to the dynamic nature and pace of the business in order to meet client needs or business objectives.
  • Seek feedback on performance, recognize strengths and areas for development, and complete training and development initiatives as needed.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm about applying technology as a solution to business problems.


Preferred Experience:

  • Previous internship(s) experience preferred
  • Experience with MS Office Suite programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access)



  • Bachelor’s degree Applicants for this role, which is part of the Alight’s Early Career Development Program - Ignite, must graduate between December 2017 – June 2018 and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.



Alight’s Early Career Development Program

Alight’s Early Career Development Program

Alight’s Early Career Development Program – Ignite, is committed to building a diverse group of future leaders within our organization.  We’re focused on creating a great place for new college graduates to thrive and offer an accelerated training program designed to build both leadership and technical skills. 

Our program offers an opportunity to leverage the power of your degree into real career momentum. We offer instructor-led, web-based, on-the-job training, mentor support and extensive networking with our development platform to help you achieve success. 

Development Platform: 

  • Build business networks and partnerships, globally 
  • Develop overall business concepts and acumen, to drive client engagement and business outcomes 
  • Grow core impact skills and competences, to enhance your career growth


Helping you to succeed is our top priority. People Matter.

We offer you

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Our Colleague Experience

At Alight Solutions, we are reimaging how people and organizations thrive. To deliver on this purpose, we do things differently. From company leaders to our newest colleagues, we all play a role in bringing our values to life. Every colleague shapes how Alight can become better, stronger and brighter – together. With technology as our catalyst and humanity at our core, we advance each day toward a better future in work and life.

About Alight Solutions

As the leading provider of benefits administration and cloud-based HR and financial solutions, we enhance work and life through our service, technology and data. Our 22,000 colleagues across 14 global centers deliver an unrivaled consumer experience for our clients and their people. We are Alight. Reimagining how people and organizations thrive.


By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.


Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.  Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.  


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